Dorothy Esther Ball (Perley). It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothy Ball on September 26, 2003, born March 9, 1920 in Hamlin, Alberta.

Dorothy was an active member of Alberta Women’s Institute, and with her husband David, raised purebred Shorthorn cattle on the Silver Bell Ranch in Edmonton, Alberta. They moved the ranch to Deroche, B.C. in the late ’60’s. Predeceased by her husband of 62 years, David, loving mother of Dan (Eileen) Ball, Ottawa, Lynne (Alex) Thurber, Phoenix, Arizona. Grandmother of Barbara Eade, Sheila Ball, Kathy Ball, all of Ottawa, Leah Thurber of Phoenix, and Alexis Thurber of Seattle, also great-grandmother of Scott Bowes, Ottawa and predeceased by brother Hobert Perley and granddaughter Brenda Ball. Special friend of Tita Dekker. Service and reception Monday, September 29, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Henderson’s Fraser Valley Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford. A graveside service at Westlawn Cemetery, Edmonton will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson’s Association or to charity of choice.


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